The Bellows Falls Hydroelectric Project
The Bellows Falls Hydroelectric Project (FERC License No. P-1855) is located on the Connecticut River in the village of Bellows Falls in Rockingham, Vermont and Walpole, New Hampshire.
- 2,804-acre, 26-mile long reservoir at elevation 291.6 feet above sea level
- 3 feet of useable storage managed seasonally
- 49 megawatts of generation capacity with three General Electric generators with Francis waterwheels
- The Bellows Falls Project is currently undergoing relicensing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. More information about that process can be found here.
Available Recreation Activities
Great River Hydro’s recreation facilities are open to the public on a day-use basis only, from one half-hour before sunrise to one half-hour after sunset. Please click here for a complete list of rules.